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MISSION
CATCH Supports Pediatricians to collaborate within their communities
to advance the health of all children.

CATCH
 


THE 2016 CYCLE 2 CATCH CALL FOR PROPOSALS IS CLOSED

Applicants will receive notice of funding decisions by May 15, 2016

Congratulations to our New CATCH grantees!
Click here for the full list

A WARM WELCOME TO OUR NEW LEADERS
Please join us in welcoming the newly appointed chairperson of the District CATCH Facilitators, Wendy Hobson-Rohrer, MD, MSPH, FAAP (former District VIII Facilitator). Other new appointments include four District CATCH Facilitators - District I Rob Dudley, MD, MEd, FAAP; District VII Thira Choojitarom, MD, FAAP; District VIII Cody Conklin-Aguilera, MD, FAAP; District IX Janice Kim, MD, MPH, FAAP; and National CATCH Resident Liaison, Judy Lin, MD.

Many thanks to Ronald V. Marino, DO, MPH, FAAP, 2012-2015 chairperson; District I Robert H. Holmberg, Jr, MD, MPH, FAAP; District VII Louis Appel, MD, MPH, FAAP; District IX Nate McFarland, MD, FAAP; and National CATCH Resident Liaison Kymberly Gonzalez, MD. Thank you all for your years of dedicated service to the CATCH program.

CATCH FACILITATORS AND RESIDENT LIAISONS

  • CATCH facilitators promote community pediatrics and support pediatricians who engage with their community to improve child health by helping them with CATCH grant proposal development and project implementation.
  • Each AAP Chapter has at least one Chapter CATCH Facilitator, and each District has a District CATCH Facilitator and a Resident CATCH Liaison. Two National Resident CATCH Liaisons serve as a resource for the District Resident Liaisons.
journal cover THE INFLUENCE OF CATCH ON COMMUNITY PEDIATRICS
In its 20-year history CATCH has made an impact in communities around the country. Read about how it has influenced community pediatrics in this Pediatrics article.

 

One Pediatrician Can Make a Difference


Watch this video featuring Dr. Alejandro Clavier's CATCH project and learn about what it takes to do community work. Dr. Robert Zarr A 2001 CATCH Resident Grant is still going strong. NPR recently featured Dr. Robert Zarr's prescription to help kids get more active.  
 
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